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Takata air-bag users VW, Tesla may join US recalls

Mr Kennedy has emphasised the growing role of competitors in making replacement inflators that don't use ammonium nitrate


VOLKSWAGEN AG and Tesla Motors Inc are the only carmakers that have avoided US recalls while continuing to use Takata Corp air-bag inflators, which have triggered a global safety crisis.

Takata has produced 887,055 air-bag inflators for Volkswagen since January 2011, and a